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Peggy S. Furukawa Interview

Date: March 20, 2012
Location: San Jose, California
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-399
01:31:37
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Nisei female. Born March 30, 1928, in San Jose, California. Prior to World War II, sent by father to live in Japan with relatives. Remained in Japan during the war, attending school and working in an airplane parts factory to support the Japanese war effort. Eventually returned to the United States and San Jose.
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Interview location: San Jose, California Father's family background Segment 1 of 17 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Description of mother and siblings Segment 2 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Childhood memories of prewar San Jose Segment 3 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Attending Japanese language school Segment 4 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Remembering Bon Odori in Japantown Segment 5 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Sent by father to Japan before the war Segment 6 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Adjusting to life in Japan Segment 7 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Attending school in Japan Segment 8 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Living with aunt after grandmother passes away Segment 9 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 10 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Working in an airplane parts factory during the war Segment 11 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Hearing about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima Segment 12 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Memories when Japan lost the war Segment 13 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Having fun in Japan after the war Segment 14 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Returning to the U.S. and reuniting with parents Segment 15 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Meeting future husband and getting married Segment 16 of 17 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: San Jose, California Description of children Segment 17 of 17 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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